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Posted in Uncategorized Tagged April 15, Coercion, Law 1 Comment
Jason Edward Harrington, a former TSA agent in Chicago, has written a scathing critique of the TSA, perhaps the most despised and bloated government bureaucracy since the Soviet era. Here is an excerpt: Once, in 2008, I had to confiscate a bottle … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Coercion, Public Choice, Risk Assessment, Takings Leave a comment
(Note: this post was revised and updated on 5 November 2013) Some (many?) people find the Washington “Redskins” team name and logo to be highly offensive. (What about the Chicago “Blackhawks” (see below) hockey team, by the way?) What, if … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Chicago Blackhawks, Coase Theorem, Coercion, Redskins, Washington Redskins Leave a comment
One oft-forgotten aspect of the war in Afghanistan are the (futile?) efforts of NATO and the US Armed Forces to eradicate the supply of opium. What if, instead of trying to eradicate the supply of Afghan opium through military force or … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Afghan Opium, Coercion, Force, Markets, NATO, U.S. 1 Comment